The Hollywood Reporter | Jul 28
The U.K. government has launched an emergency £500 million ($647 million) film and TV production insurance fund, a move expected to help give a much-needed boost to the indie sector as it attempts to emerge from the COVID-19 pandemic.
Deadline | Jul 28
The Television Academy revealed nominations Tuesday for the 72nd Emmy Awards, with Netflix dominating the field with 160 nominees led by its drama Ozark.
Forbes | Jul 27
As we’ve seen these past months, the Covid-19 pandemic has dramatically impacted so many industries, some of which may potentially be able to recover, while others may continue the struggle or be radically transformed.
Deadline | Jul 27
When it comes to the conversation of diversity and inclusion in Hollywood, representation of the disabled community is becoming more and more front and center.
Deadline | Jul 27
The Ellen DeGeneres Show’s workplace environment is a subject of an inquiry launched by Warner Bros. TV Group, which includes the show’s producer Telepictures and distributor Warner Bros. TV Distribution, and its parent WarnerMedia, sources confirm to Deadline.
CNN | Jul 27
The Emmy nominations will be announced Tuesday, in a year when television has seldom felt more important -- offering escape and connection in the midst of a pandemic -- while the process of handing out awards for that looks especially challenging.
The DGA Pension & Health Plans have extended the opportunity for participants to take temporary loans of up to $20,000 against their supplemental benefit retirement funds “as part of ongoing efforts advocating for member relief during the COVID-19 crisis.”
July 13|Albuquerque Journal
New Mexico has been a benchmark when it comes to the film industry.
Universal Pictures’ “Jurassic World: Dominion” has resumed shooting this week in the U.K. with the studio denying a press report of a production halt due to positive COVID-19 tests among the crew.
July 10|The Hollywood Reporter
On June 8, an obscure Polish film appeared on Netflix's U.S. Top 10 chart, which tracks the most popular TV shows and movies on the streamer each day.
July 9|LA Times
American culture — who it represents, what it says — is undergoing a rethink, a long overdue course-correction in which social movements against racism and sexual harassment and abuse have galvanized participants to demand change.
Taylor Sheridan had to push back an hour on his Deadline Emmy nomination week interview, e-mailing simply, “I gotta move cows.”
July 8|San Fernando Valley Business Journal
On-location film and television production dropped by 98 percent in the second quarter as the entertainment industry shut down due to the coronavirus outbreak, according to figures released Wednesday from FilmL.A.
Jun 3 | World Economic Forum
The fallout from the COVID-19 crisis is reaching every aspect of people’s lives and livelihoods.
Jun 3 | Deadline
The International Cinematographers Guild, IATSE Local 600, has released an 11-page set of protocols and recommendations for the safe return to worl during the coronavirus pandemic, including a core principle that "no one should have to waive their rights os assume liability in order to go back to work."
The 2020 IATSE D2 Convention has been changed from an in person event to a virtual convention. Anybody who purchased airfare or hotel accommodations for the event should cancel them. Virtual sessions will be held Saturday Oct. 24 and Sunday Oct. 25, 2020. Details on the virtual convention will be sent to the Local Unions as soon as they become available. Please send questions to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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